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16 hrs ago | Advocate

Congresswoman Slams Science Magazine for Transphobic, Sexist Cover

Science Magazine stirred up controversy this month when they used a January 2013 photo of two transgender sex workers as the cover image for their July 11 issue.

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Related Topix: Transgender, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, California, California Government

Fri Jul 25, 2014

CBS News

Republicans rebuke Obama aide for avoiding congressional inquiry

Committee Chairman Rep. Darrell Issa strikes the gavel at the beginning a House Oversight Committee hearing January 16, 2014 in Washington, DC.

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Related Topix: Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, US News, Darrell Issa, Democrat

Thu Jul 24, 2014

SFGate

Top-two primary means a double dose of campaign rhetoric

Rep. Mike Honda, not in Washington, greets President Obama on Wednesday at Foothill College in Los Altos.

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Related Topix: Santa Clara County, CA, Los Altos, CA, George Miller, US Politics, Nancy Pelosi, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Michael Honda, California

Ms. Magazine

It's Been 90 Years: Time to Pass the ERA

Reps. Carolyn Maloney and Jackie Speier gathered on the steps of the Supreme Court Thursday morning to demand that the Equal Rights Amendment finally pass.

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Related Topix: US House of Representatives, US Politics, Carolyn Maloney, Democrat, US News

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Examiner.com

WIPP holds successful small business convention opening in Washington today

Women Impacting Public Policy coordinated a capacity level event today as women gathered from around the nation to discuss the current situation for women in small business .

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Related Topix: Small Business, Personal Finance, US News, US Politics, Representative Richard Hanna, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Sam Graves

Fri Jul 18, 2014

The Washington Post

SEC urged to restrict nondisclosure agreements

A coalition of whistleblower lawyers and government watchdog groups Friday urged the Securities and Exchange Commission to bar companies from using overly restrictive nondisclosure agreements that discourage employees from coming forward with allegations of fraud and abuse.

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Related Topix: Securities and Exchange Commission, Corporate / Securities Law, Law, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Free Republic

(RAT) Congresswoman Compares Contraception Access to Boko Haram Kidnapping

Rep. Jackie Speier, a Democrat from California's 14th District, sent out a tweet this morning that compared access to contraception to the kidnapping of hundreds of Nigerian girls by the militant group Boko Haram.

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Related Topix: US House of Representatives, US Politics, Democrat, US News, California Government, California

Mon Jul 14, 2014

The Daily Breeze

Changing of the political guard: Thomas Elias

For a state that has long been a symbol of youth, there's been a lot of age among California's preeminent politicians of the last decade.

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Related Topix: Lois Capps, US Politics, Nancy Pelosi, US News, Representative Eric Swalwell, David Dreier, Republican, US House of Representatives, Zoe Lofgren, Democrat, Opinion

Wed Jul 09, 2014

WBNS

Analysis: Recent California newspaper editorials

The scam sounds as clichA© as they come: Pass along fake money at a vendor where the proceeds help the blind and visually impaired.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Jim Costa, Democrat, Representative Doug LaMalfa, Representative Kevin McCarthy, Representative John Garamendi, Representative Jeff Denham, Republican, Opinion

Truthdig

Why Lucy Flores' Candid Discussion of Women's Reproductive Rights Is Exactly What We Need to Hear

Nevada State Assembly member Lucy Flores has been speaking up, and her voice is an important addition to the conversation on women's rights.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, California, California Government, Liberal Political News

Mon Jul 07, 2014

InMenlo.com

Congresswomen Eshoo and Speir host town hall meeting on access to health care for veterans

Congresswomen Anna G. Eshoo and Jackie Speier will host a town hall meeting on access to care at the Palo Alto VA Hospital on Monday, July 7th to provide veterans with the opportunity to ask questions and get answers about the VA's health care appointment process.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Anna Eshoo, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Santa Clara County, CA, Palo Alto, CA

Roll Call

New Bill Relative To Lobbyists and Candidates

A bill recently introduced in Congress would require lobbyists to identify relatives who are senior government officials, and prohibit candidates and their committees from employing relatives.

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Related Topix: US House of Representatives, US Politics, Democrat, US News

Sun Jul 06, 2014

Contra Costa Times

Political Blotter: Tuning in to 'The Neel Kashkari Show'

This is a sampling from Bay Area News Group's Political Blotter blog. Read more and post comments at www.ibabuzz.com/politics .

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Related Topix: Jerry Brown, US Governors, Fresno, CA, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Politics, University of Southern California, Palo Alto, CA, Santa Clara County, CA, Life, Veteran Affairs

Wed Jul 02, 2014

Patch.com

Town Hall Planned to Discuss Local Access to VA Healthcare

The following is a news release from the offfice of Congresswoman Jackie Speier: Congresswomen Anna G. Eshoo and Jackie Speier will host a Town Hall Meeting on access to care at the Palo Alto VA Hospital on Monday, July 7th to provide veterans with the opportunity to ask questions and get answers about the VA's health care appointment process.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Anna Eshoo, Santa Clara County, CA, Palo Alto, CA

Tue Jul 01, 2014

National Journal

Revenge Porn Is Still Legal in Most of America

A law banning the practice took effect Tuesday in Colorado. In the rest of the country, though, there's no law stopping you from posting sexually revealing pictures of your ex.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

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